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Global Agenda Council on Human Rights 2012-2014

 
Global Agenda Council on Human Rights 2012-2014

At a time of immense global economic and social challenges, the potential for business activity to have an impact on human rights has come into clear focus. Acknowledgement of the need for business to respect internationally recognized human rights standards is growing. The Human Rights Risk Atlas 2013 analysis by Maplecroft of 197 countries found that 32 nations present an “extreme” risk of human rights violations – a 60% increase over the past six years.